Sesame Street
Plot Fun with galoshes
Air date February 23, 1989
Season Season 20 (1988-1989)
Written by Sara Compton
Sponsors G, X, 7
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Picture Segment Description
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SCENE 1 Telly has a capital and lowercase G set out (as well as several back up versions) in order to talk about the letter. Gina, Hiroshi, Maria and the kids, who were all supposed to bring some G-word items, have all brought the same thing - galoshes, which Gina notes are really the only G-word things handy around the house.
Musicalnotes.G
Animation G/g musical notes (Gordon voiceover)
(EKA: Episode 2233)
Cooperation-Film
Song "Cooperation" - Kids cooperate to move a wooden structure.
(EKA: Episode 0988)
Kermit-Surprises
Muppets Kermit the Frog has been instructed to discuss surprises. He wonders what kind of surprise he's in store for, such as a scare from a monster or being hit with a pie. The surprise instead comes from a young girl, who gives him some flowers.
(EKA: Episode 2522)
Squeakyshoescartoon
Cartoon A man tries to figure out where a squeaky sound is coming from; it turns out to be a giant's squeaky shoes. "Surprise!"
(EKA: Episode 0810)
IceFishing.Alaska
Film A boy who lives in Alaska narrates a film of himself going ice-fishing with his grandfather and sister.
(EKA: Episode 2375)
Noimage
SCENE 2 Hiroshi has made up a game where everyone must find their one missing galosh (while blindfolded) by feeling them.
CamelsEating
Film A film of camels eating.
Music: Joe Raposo
(EKA: Episode 0808)
Clumsyhole
Cartoon Christopher Clumsy jumps over a hole and says that he fooled the viewer. He then walks into a wall.
(First: Episode 0440)
Kermit.dodeduck
Muppets "Do De Rubber Duck"
(First: Episode 2304)
Ruler.dawwghouse
Cartoon Building a dog house is easy if you have a ruler.
(First: Episode 0630)
BDWilliams.Honker
Muppets / Celebrity Billy Dee Williams and Mr. Honker count backwards from 10 to 1. Homer has to blow his nose before he can honk the last number.
(EKA: Episode 2403)
Slidepuzzle.boy
Film Slide puzzle - boy
(EKA: Episode 0428)
Noimage
SCENE 3 Snuffy and Alice have come with their own galoshes, only to find Telly's lecture has ended. They're about to leave, when Gina initiates "subtraction in action," where they do subtraction using the galoshes.
Xnightsky
Cartoon The letter X
(EKA: Episode 0894)
2head.Seatbelt
Muppets The Two-Headed Monster drives a car, but puts on the seat belt first.
(First: Episode 1966)
Alligatorking2
Cartoon The Alligator King
Artist: Bud Luckey
(First: Episode 0411)
MonsterpieceAliBaba
Muppets Monsterpiece Theater: "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves"
The forty thieves insist that they be introduced along with Ali Baba before the story begins, but by the time Alistair Cookie finishes counting them, the show has run out of time.
(EKA: Episode 2402)
Toon.Jillhill
Cartoon Jill walks up a hill to pick a daffodil.
Artist: Jim Jinkins
(First: Episode 2538)
Noimage
SCENE 4 Telly is in Hiroshi's studio to watch him paint a picture. He doesn't understand at first why Hiroshi rubs his hands and paces around, until he learns this is the thought process to get the painting started.
200016
Cartoon A hand draws a bridge, which a train crosses.
(EKA: Episode 0812)
Sign.CLOSED
Film The sign CLOSED spins around.
(EKA: Episode 0955)
Bakery.CLOSED
Cartoon An army of ants gets to the bakery, only to find that it's closed.
(EKA: Episode 2173)
Bayoualphabet
Muppets Kermit says his "ABC's of the Swamp."
Bayoufilm
Film Shots of the Louisiana bayou are shown, as harmonica music is played.
(First: Episode 2507)
7starfish
Cartoon Seven Starfish
Artist: Owe Gustafson
(EKA: Episode 1840)
Noimage
SCENE 5 Hiroshi completes his work, calling it "Circles, Squares and Triangles." Telly sees why and points out the different shapes in the piece. "I don't think I'd ever have thought of anything like this if I hadn't moved to Sesame Street," Hiroshi notes.
2390-Discuss
Cartoon A dog has a discussion with his master about where to go.
Artist: Dan Haskett
(EKA: Episode 2450)
BigBirdXUpsideDown
Muppets Big Bird presents the letter X, but it is upside down.
(First: Episode 1426)
Aboveitall
Cartoon A lizard sings about how she likes to be "Above it All" as well as below.
Artist: Sally Cruikshank
1041E&Bcookiesinbed Muppets Ernie & BertBert tells Ernie not to eat cookies in bed, because he might get crumbs in the bed. Ernie decides to eat cookies in Bert's bed instead.
(First: Episode 0282)
Blownose
Cartoon I hab a cauld ib by dose.
Artist: Bruce Cayard
(EKA: Episode 1186)
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SCENE 6 Snuffy finds Maria engrossed in a book, What To Name Your Baby. She tells him she's up to the "Sh" section and explains how the letter sounds work. Snuffy thinks of some names that start with "Sh," but believes "Mr. Snuffleupagus" is the best name of all. Maria briefly believes he thinks they'll name the baby after him, but he thinks his name is too big for such a small baby.
YoureMyBaby
Song "Beautiful Baby" song, over footage of various babies and their parents.
(EKA: Episode 1484)
Snowwhite
Muppets Snow White accidentally visits the cottage of the six dwarves.
(First: Episode 0279)
SignMan.KissMe
Cartoon Sign Man: KISS ME
(First: Episode 1136)
SomebodyComeandPlay.Snowleopards
Song Joe Raposo sings "Somebody Come and Play."
Snow leopards version
(First: Episode 2519)
Noimage
SCENE 7 Hiroshi and Gina observe Alice moving around in a strange manner. Snuffy notes she always does this just before it begins to rain; cue the downpour. He leads her to jump in some puddles as Telly announces the sponsors.


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